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Liverpool City Council ‘in partnership’ with army! – over testing crisis

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FLANKED by Brigadier Joe Fossey, Tory PM Johnson set out the mass testing programme trialled in Liverpool in which 2,000 troops have been sent...

Military Testing In Three Towns!

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THREE UK towns are to have hundreds of British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force military personnel mobilised onto their streets organising mass...

‘Closures Being Cynically Fast-Tracked’ Says Unite!

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THE CLOSURE of the Alexander Dennis (ADL) plant in Guildford this week after 125 years of vehicle building with the loss of 200 jobs...

492 dead from Covid-19 in 24 hours – report Tory PM Johnson and NHS...

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TORY PM Johnson was joined by head of NHS England Simon Stevens at a joint press conference yesterday afternoon in which they reported 492...

Sunak Extends Furlough

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TORY Chancellor Rishi Sunak has confirmed that he will extend the furlough scheme across the UK until the end of March. Sunak said the scheme...

Tories instruct students to stay on campus till Dec 22

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STUDENTS and university staff are furious after the Tory government inst-ructed them to remain in their student halls and not to return home before...

2nd wave more deadly than first! Labour pledges to push through Johnson’s national lock...

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DEATHS from coronavirus will be twice as high this winter than in the first wave of the pandemic, Tory PM Boris Johnson told Parliament...

Starmer Volunteers To Work In The National Interest!

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LABOUR Party leader Sir Keir Starmer volunteered yesterday to ‘work with the Prime Minister in the national interest.’ Appearing on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show,...

FBU demands emergency funding – London Fire Brigade is facing £20m cuts

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PM Johnson has been urged to deliver emergency funds to protect London from £20m of fire cuts. The London Fire Brigade faces £20m of cuts...

CORBYN SUSPENDED! – He vows to fight this ‘political intervention’

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LABOUR leader Keir Starmer has suspended his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn from the party over his remarks yesterday about anti-Semitism in the Labour Party. Corbyn was...

‘Heathrow sits on mountain of cash while sacking 4,000’ says Unite as strike ballot...

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‘HEATHROW’S cash mountain should be used to help low paid staff threatened by “fire and rehire”,’ Unite said yesterday. Heathrow workers are currently being...

Doctors fear NHS collapse this winter! – Another 12 deaths in Wales’ Royal Glamorgan...

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THOUSANDS of doctors in England have told a BMA survey they have little or no confidence in the NHS being able to cope this...

Exercise Cygnus exposed! Tories were asked to simulate turning off all UK ventilators

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A CROSS Party ‘pandemic simulation’ carried out just three years before Covid-19 struck ‘played-out’ a scenario in which the health minister was asked to...

Corona cases soar by 25% across UK!

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CORONAVIRUS infections have risen by 25% across the UK, according to the latest data from the Office for National Statistics, to more than 35,200...

Thousands denied benefits now driven to food banks!

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THOUSANDS deemed ineligible to receive Universal Credit have been driven to food banks to survive. The new study published yesterday by the Economic and Social...

UK protest against Nigeria’s police killings

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OVER 2,000 angry Nigerians demanding their president ‘Buahari must go’ demonstrated outside the Nigerian Commission in London on Wednesday evening before marching to Downing...

UK is bankrupt! – UK national debt is 103.5% of GDP

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UK GOVERNMENT borrowing hit £36.1bn in September as the UK continued heavy spending to support the economy during the coronavirus pandemic. The figure was £28.4bn...

Johnson Imposes Tier 3 On Manchester

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TORY PM Johnson announced yesterday the government will impose the strictest measures – a Tier 3 lockdown – on Manchester, despite Greater Manchester Mayor...

‘Unprecedented economic uncertainty in the UK’ BoE

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BANK of England (BoE) boss Andrew Bailey has said the UK faces ‘an unprecedented level of economic uncertainty.’ Britain’s economy shrank by 20% in the...

Rolls-Royce 94% ‘YES’ for strike! – after threat to move entire operation to Singapore

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WORKERS at the historic Rolls-Royce plant in Barnoldswick have voted 94% ‘YES’ for strike action in opposition to plans to move the site to...

NHS must run vaccinations! Unison warns of private firms using unqualified staff

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CORONAVIRUS vaccinations must be managed entirely by the NHS and public bodies, and not allow the involvement of private firms and the use of unqualified staff,...

London, Essex and York tough restrictions imposed – while Liverpool intensive care beds reach...

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MILLIONS of people in London, Essex, York and other areas face tougher Tier 2 Covid measures from Saturday, Tory Health Secretary Matt Hancock said...

Grim prospects for capitalism warns IMF

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THE INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund is projecting a deep recession in 2020, with global growth projected to be -4.4% in its latest update to the...

UK unemployment surges! – while IFS predicts debt to GDP of 110%

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THE UK unemployment rate has surged to its highest level in over three years to 4.5% in the three months to August, compared with...

BA Boss Cruz Sacked

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ALEX Cruz, the author of the notorious BA ‘fire and rehire’ policy, has been sacked as chief executive and chair of British Airways with...

Johnson imposes local lockdowns!

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TORY PM Johnson announced severe restrictions to be imposed on Liverpool yesterday to try to tackle the coronavirus crisis. He said he supported the Metro...

ANOTHER LOCKDOWN IS POSSIBLE! – says Professor Peter Horby

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IN A statement to Parliament today Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to announce a new three-tier lockdown system where each region in...

Workers to get 67% of wages – bosses to get free labour under Sunak...

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TORY CHANCELLOR Sunak set out yesterday more massive support for businesses forced to close by law, with much tighter virus rules expected in England...

£8,000 pay cuts imposed on Heathrow’s workforce!

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HORRIFIC pay cuts of up to £8,000 a year being imposed on thousands of Heathrow airport workers are the cost of eye-watering levels of...

‘No Medals, Badges Or Claps Just Pay Nurses 12.5% Rise!’

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‘NO MEDALS, badges or claps this time – just pay nursing fairly’, a nursing union leader told Boris Johnson yesterday. The leader of the UK’s...

UK will not return to normal says PM Johnson

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‘THE STATE must step back and let the private sector get to work,’ Tory Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared in his virtual Tory Party...

‘We will balance the books’ Tory Chancellor indicates tax hikes & cuts to come

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YESTERDAY, Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak, speaking at the Tory Party conference, assured the party that his main objective is to get the debt under...

The Great Care Home Massacre!

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A series of ‘shockingly irresponsible’ government decisions put tens of thousands of older people’s lives at risk and led to multiple violations of care...

ASDA takeover – 100,000 at risk

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THE GMB union has demanded assurances from the new owners of Asda over the future of over 100,000 workers as the supermarket chain was...

OBR predicts 4 million unemployed – as Furlough scheme begins winding down

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AS OF YESTERDAY the Tory government’s contribution to furloughed workers’ wages was cut, marking the beginning of the end of the scheme – with...

UK, US, French Role In Invasion Of Libya Exposed By Wikileaks!

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‘WIKILEAKS publication represents a great victory for freedom of expression in the face of government secrecy,’ said a statement by respected journalist Patrick Cockburn,...

‘Flawed algorithm’ throws unemployed to the wolves

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UNIVERSAL CREDIT claimants have been thrown into destitution, poverty, homelessness and starvation as a direct result of a ‘flawed algorithm’ a damning new welfare...

Forty universities infected by Covid

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AS MANY as 40 different universities around the UK have now reported corona cases as the virus sweeps through the education system. After the University...

Met Students Confined To Rooms By Security Guards!

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STUDENTS at Manchester Metropolitan University are confined to their rooms, with security officers keeping them inside. In a statement, Manchester Met said: ‘Our security teams...

TUC gives its full support to Sunak

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ADDRESSING the Labour shadow secretary Anneliese Dodds, the Tory Chancellor Sunak said yesterday in the House of Commons: ‘I do stand ready to work...

THIS CASE THREATENS PRESS FREEDOM says Julian Assange’s fiancée

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‘THIS CASE is a grave threat to press freedom, not just for Julian Assange, but for all British journalists,’ lawyer Stella Morris, Julian Assange’s...

‘Free pass to commit war crimes’ – Amnesty slams army immunity from prosecution

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‘IT IS in no-one’s interests for members of the armed forces to be given a free pass over alleged war crimes’ said Kate Allen,...

TORIES IMPOSE £10,000 FINES! – and make appeal for informers

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THE TORY government is imposing a new legal duty to ‘self-isolate’ if instructed to do so by ‘NHS Test and Trace’ from next Monday,...

Unite urges BA staff to accept pay cut

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THE UNITE union has sent a ‘GSS UPDATE 17 SEPT’ to its below-wing ground staff members working at Heathrow to try and persuade them...

Patients to be turned away from A&E – Hancock outlines NHS 111 First

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YESTERDAY in Parliament, Tory Health Secretary Matt Hancock said that less serious cases would be turned away from A&E and only the most serious...